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SC to announce Imran, Jehangir Tareen disqualification case judgment today

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will announce the earlier reserved judgment in the disqualification case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan and Secretary General Jahangir Tareen today Friday. The apex court had reserved the verdict against the two PTI leaders on Nov 14. The decision is likely to be announced at 2 PM […]

Don’t agree with Tillerson’s comments, perception about Pakistan: FO

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office of Pakistan on Thursday said that it doesn’t agree with recent statement of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s about Pakistan. Rex Tillerson in a town hall meeting with the employees of the US State Department had said that he does not enjoy the task of dealing with countries […]

Country moving towards instability: Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

LONDON (Monitoring Desk): Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the country is moving towards instability and the current circumstances in Pakistan are not satisfactory. Nawaz added that the country, which was progressing well, is now moving towards instability after the July 28 decision. “I said it during my rally in Quetta too, such […]

Imran: It’s time to get rid of remnants of Zardari

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman, Imran Khan, has urged upon the people of Sindh province to get rid of Zardari and remnants of Altaf Hussain. Without naming MQM Pakistan and other factions having curved out of the Altaf-led MQM, the PTI chairman said the people should get rid of them as well as Asif […]

Prosecutor witnesses submit details of Dar’s bank accounts in accountability court

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The prosecutor witnesses submitted details of the Ishaq Dar bank accounts in the accountability court on Thursday hearing the corruption reference against the former finance minister. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a case against Senator Ishaq Dar on the direction of Supreme Court after the Panama case verdict on July 28. The […]

FATA reforms bill: opposition walks out of NA

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The members of opposition parties staged a walkout from the National Assembly (NA) after the government failed to present FATA reforms Bill on Thursday. The opposition party’s member’s walkout from the assembly session with the aim to pressurize the government to introduce the FATA reforms Bill as it was approved from the […]

Global

Huthi missile fired at Saudi was ‘made in Iran’: Haley

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

WASHINGTON (AFP): US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Thursday that a missile fired by Huthi militants at Saudi Arabia last month had been made in Iran. “It was made in Iran then sent to Huthi militants in Yemen,” Haley said of the missile. “From there it was fired at a civilian airport […]

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Four children killed after train crashes into school bus in France

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

PERPIPGNAN (Reuters): At least four children were killed and seven people were seriously injured on Thursday after a train crashed into a school bus at a level crossing in southern France, police sources said. The bus, which was carrying mainly junior high school students, was struck by the train in Millas about 18 kilometres west […]

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Hamas chief calls for fresh protests against Trump Jerusalem move

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

GAZA CITY (AFP): The head of Palestinian movement Hamas called Thursday for fresh protests across the world against US President Donald Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We demand the Islamic world make every Friday a day of anger and revolution in every capital and city until we bring down Trump’s decision,” Ismail […]

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At least 13 police personnel killed in Somali suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MOGADISHU: At least 13 police personnel were killed in a suicide bomber blew up himself in a police uniform inside a police training camp in Somalia´s capital Mogadishu on Thursday. Major Mohamed Hussein, Spokesman of Police department told media that the suicide bomber attack the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and blew up […]

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23 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring BEIRUT: At least 23 civilians were killed in US-led coalition airstrikes conducted in a village held by the Islamic State militants in Deir Ezzor province of Syria. The Syrian Human Rights claimed that at least 23 civilians including eight children and six women were killed in airstrikes conducted by US-led forces and targeting the […]

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Russia says Crimea’s status is non-negotiable

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Crimea’s status is not subject to discussion, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday. “As for Crimea, there is nothing to add here, this issue is not subject to any discussion any way,” Peskov was quoted as saying by Russia’s official news agency TASS. Peskov’s remarks came a day after U.S. Secretary […]

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Pakistan

Can invite PPP, PTI on same table, claims Qadri

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Dr. Tahirul Qadri claimed on Thursday that he can invite both the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on the same table whenever he wants. Addressing to the lawyers’ convention in the Punjab’s provincial capital, he stated that protests cannot be staged again and again. […]

Security forces conduct IBOs in Punjab, Balochistan: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): Security forces in Balochistan on Thursday conducted an intelligence-based operation in Dera Bugti district and recovered a cache of arms and explosives, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). FC Balochistan, during the operation, recovered explosives, prepared IEDs, detonators and ammunition. In a separate operation, Punjab Rangers, along with CTD, […]

Naval Chief receives Turkish award

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISTANBUL: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was awarded the Turkish Armed Forces Legion of Merit by Commander of Turkish Naval Forces Vice Admiral Adnan Ozbal at a ceremony held at the Turkish Naval Headquarters. Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi is on an official visit to Turkey. He called upon […]

Aitzaz: PML-N habitual of blaming others for its problems

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader and Senator Aitzaz Ahsan has said that the Speaker Ayaz’s statement, in which he warned that the assemblies can be desolved before completion of their constitutional term, was perplexed. According to the details, Pakistan People’s Party senior leader Aitzaz Ahsan denounced on Thursday the qualms earlier […]

IHC reserves verdict on NAB plea against Safdar’s bail

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court reserved on Thursday its verdict on National Accountability Bureau (NAB)’s appeal against grant of bail to MNA Capt (retd) Safdar in a corruption case by an accountability court. A division bench of the court headed Justice Amir Farooq heard the petition filed by NAB seeking cancellation of bail granted […]

Nawaz disqualification open doors of accountability of powerful people in Pakistan:Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has said that after the historic decision of Panama case and disqualification of powerful prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan has changed completely and open the doors of accountability for the powerful people in the country. This he said while addressing to lawyers at the Karachi Bar Association […]

Afghanistan

Wolesi Jirga rejects draft budget for next year

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Wolesi Jirga on Wednesday rejected next year’s draft budget for what it called lack of balance among the provinces, allocations for unapproved administrative units and creation of unnecessary positions in some departments. Some days back, a number of lower house members had criticised the next year’s budget, saying some of the […]

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13 militants killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: More than a dozen Daesh or so-called Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed and 13 others wounded in an air-and-ground operation in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Wednesday. Maj. Sherin Agha Faqeeri, spokesman for 201st Selab Military Corps, told Pajhwok Afghan News the operation codenamed Selab (9) was conducted […]

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Security forces defeat Taliban in Takhar: Officials

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: Afghan security forces killed eight Taliban and wounded 10 more during operations in the Dasht Kala and Khwaja Bahauddin districts of Takhar province, they claimed Wednesday. The Taliban entered several areas of the two districts two days ago but the Afghan commandos and local forces conducted operation against them, forcing them to […]

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Detained staffers of Afghan-Turk schools may be deported to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Turkish staffers of Afghan-Turk School who went missing in Kabul were in the custody of security forces and likely to be deported to Turkey, sources said Wednesday. Two Turkish nationals and an Afghan teacher affiliated with Afghan-Turk School in Kabul were detained by the security forces after a raid on the […]

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Crackdown on illegal arms kicks off in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Security forces began a nationwide crackdown on illegal arms and tinted car windows from Kabul on Wednesday, two weeks after the Interior Ministry announced a new strategy on arms possession in the country. Announcing the new strategy, the Interior Ministry had expressed the hope that the campaign would result into reducing the […]

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Taliban can open office everywhere in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: A visiting High Peace Council (HPC) delegation said the government would agree to every mechanism the Taliban suggest for reviving the stalled peace talks to find a negotiated end to the conflict in Afghanistan. Headed by Qazi Habibullah Fawzi, the HPC delegation arrived in southern Kandahar province. Fawzi told Pajhwok News during […]

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Business

Meezan Bank wins ‘most innovative solution deployed for cash displacement’ award

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: In recognition of its efforts in launching QR-based payment innovations in the country, Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank, has been honoured with the ‘Most Innovative Solution Deployed for Cash Displacement’ award at the recently concluded Mastercard MENA Acquirer Forum. Shariq Mubeen, Head of Alternate Distribution Channels, received the award […]

SMEDA to facilitate Women Chamber

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) will facilitate Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (WCCI), Peshawar to market the products of the women entrepreneurs in the national market. The assurance was given by General Manager Out-Reach (GMOR), SMEDA, Javed Iqbal Khattak during a meeting with the executive committee of the WCCI, […]

Govt urged to plan policies for women economic uplift

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Shaikh Amir Waheed here on Wednesday urged the government introduce policies focusing on women economic empowerment in order to achieve sustainable economic growth of the country. He said that women were over half of Pakistan’s total population, adding that advanced countries have achieved rapid economic […]

ICAP awards certificate to qualified CAs

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: A Certificate Distribution Ceremony for the newly qualified Chartered Accountants was hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and organised by the Southern Regional Committee (SRC), ICAP here in a local hotel. As many as 148 newly qualified CAs of the Southern Region received their certificates.13 students were awarded […]

Foreign delegates start arriving for furniture expo

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report LAHORE: High-level delegations belonging to the furniture industry of China, Turkey, Taiwan, Thailand and other countries have started arriving here on a week-long visit to participate in the three-day 9th National Interiors Pakistan Exhibition commencing from Dec 15 here at Expo Center. Talking to media here on Wednesday, Chief Executive Pakistan Furniture Council […]

World Bank experts visit Sialkot Tannery Zone

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report SIALKOT: A delegation of the World Bank (WB) experts visited the city here on Wednesday and discussed matters of establishment of Sialkot Tannery Zone Project with the Sialkot district administration during a meeting held here. While giving the briefing about the Sialkot Tannery Zone Project to the delelgation, DC, Dr Farrukh Naveed, said […]

Sports

Root urges England to stand up

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk PERTH: Captain Joe Root has challenged his England team to stand up and keep the Ashes series alive in Thursday’s crucial third Test against Australia in Perth. Root, who admits he is “fed up” talking about off-field issues, said it was time for his teammates to prove why they have been chosen to […]

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Azarenka gets wild card

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Two-time former champion Victoria Azarenka has been awarded a wild card for the Australian Open. Azarenka, who won the Australian Open in 2012 and 2013, has been involved in a custody dispute involving her son Leo, who was born last Dec. 19. She hasn’t competed anywhere since Wimbledon, where she lost to […]

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Aqeel, Samir move into next round of ITF Tennis

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Some scintillating display of tennis took place in overcast conditions in the main round of Begum Kulsum International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures Tennis Tournament, 2017 here at PTF Complex on Wednesday. Heavy rains had hampered play on the first two days of the event. Pakistan number one Aqeel Khan, who is the […]

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Rohit Sharma becomes first batsman to hit three double centuries

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

MOHALI (AFP): Rohit Sharma on Wednesday became the first batsman to hit three double centuries in one-day internationals as he powered India to 392-4 in their second match against Sri Lanka. The opener, captaining the team in absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli, smashed 12 sixes and 13 fours in an unbeaten 208 after the […]

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Misbah made place for Amir in team: Mickey Arthur

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Team Coach, Mickey Arthur has said Muhammad Amir has completely changed his behavior and attitude and now is a important part of the team. This he said while talking to media persons at Karachi. Mickey Arthur said that former skipper Misbah-ul-Haq is the real force behind the comeback of Muhammad […]

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Jansher urges PSF to invest on young players

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Legendary and squash wizard Jansher Khan Tuesday urged the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) to invest on young talented players to restore the past glory of the sports. Talking to media persons, legendary squash player who won the British Open World Championship for record six times, said the Pakistan Squash team suffered humiliating […]

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Fashion

Dhanush next movie to be release in February next year

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Dhanush is all set to provide yet another power pack performance in his next year upcoming movie as he resumed the remaining the work of the film in Chennai. The film is being co-produced by director Gautham Menon’s home banner Ondraga Entertainment and Madan’s Escape Artists Motion Pictures.  

Ranveer and Alia to appear in Rohit Shettty’s next movie

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt are all set to start shooting of Gully Boy and their pairing in the movie has generated a lot of curiosity among the audience. Ranveer and Alia have a huge fan following and rule over millions of hearts and director Rohit Shetty wants cast them opposite each […]

Jacqueline Fernandez refuses to work with Tiger Shroff

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Jacqueline Fernandez, the Bollywood actress refused to work in a film with Tiger Shroff because she didn’t like the script and her role in the movie. While talking to media persons she said that so instead of saying yes and regretting it later, I decided it was better to say no right […]

Salman Khan blasts Sushant for his bad behavior

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Dabang actor of Bollywood, Salman Khan, who is known for his short temper and in the recent case he blasted on Sushant Singh Rajput for misbehaving with Sooraj Pancholi in the party. The Indian media reported that Sushant Singh Rajput, behaved badly with Sooraj Pancholi at a party and Sooraj was naturally […]

Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli tie the knot in Italy

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

MILAN (Web Desk): Bollywood diva Anushka Sharma and Indian skipper Virat Kohli have officially tied the knot in Italy, the 29-year-old Bollywood diva confirmed the news herself on Twitter and other social networking platforms. Anushka wrote, “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the […]

SRK and Rohti to team up again

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and his friend and action director Rohit Shetty will team up again to present a magic like Chennai Express. Both the biggest of entertainment worked together in their last movie Dilwale, which was not so impressive at the Box office. Shah Rukh Khan is currently neck deep […]

Peshawar

All Political parties wants merger of Fata into KP: CM

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister KP Pervez Khattak has said that the merger of FATA into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was advocated by all political forces with the exception of a few who had their own interest to the existing system in FATA. It will be injustice if the merger was delayed; he was addressing different Jirgas […]

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Issue of FATA reforms to be resolved soon: Jhagra

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Zafar Iqbal Jhagra Wednesday said that the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) government was committed on FATA reforms and its merger and the matter would be resolved soon in this regard. The PML-N government had taken initiated of FATA reforms and worked with dedication on it as the PML-N […]

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Ex-MNA among 14 booked by KP Ehtesab Commission

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Ex-MNA of PML-N Sardar Mushtaq alongwith 14 others are booked in a Reference filed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission on the charges of corruption and corrupt practices involving more than Rs 130 million in the acquisition of land for Worker Welfare Board (WWB) for the construction of Labour Complex Haripur. It is […]

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15000 breast cancer patients registered every year in KP

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Wisal Yousafzai PESHAWAR: According to World Health Organization (WHO) one in 8 women develop breast cancer across the Globe while in Pakistan every year around 100,000 new cases of breast cancer were registered in which 15,000 cases were registered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This was share in an inauguration ceremony of the first ever “One Stop […]

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PPP for merger of FATA with KP

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Pakistan Peoples’ Party Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday demanded merger of FATA with KP owing to the sacrifices of tribal people for the motherland. In a statement issued here, the Provincial President of PPP, Engineer Humayoon Khan said that the people of FATA have rendered sacrifices for the sake of the country and […]

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PHC CJ stops govt from releasing ex-TTP spokesman

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A two-member bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) headed by PHC Chief Justice Yahya Afridi and comprised Justice Sajjad Anwar Wednesday barred the government from releasing former TTP spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan. The two-member ruled during hearing of a writ petition filed by Fazal Khan Advocate, father of a student Shahibzada Omar […]

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Home Districts

BISP enrolls 394,977 children; Marvi

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report DARGAI: Minister of State and Chairperson BISP MNA Marvi Memon visited Dargai, Malakand today to monitor progress of Waseela-e-Taleem (WeT) program. During the visit, Chairperson BISP held meeting with BISP Beneficiary Committee (BBC). There are 60,000 BBCs, each comprising of 25 to 30 women, across the country. BISP uses this platform to spread […]

Protest held against delay in construction work

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: A large number of residents of villages along Mir Ali Khail highway staged a protest demonstration by setting tyers ablaze and blocked road for several hours against the delay in construction work on Zhob-Mir Ali Khail highway. The protest was led by tribal elder Malik Ehsan-ul-Haq Mandokhail and backed by notables Haji […]

Road safety seminar held at Universtity of Wah

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report WAH: “The youth if follow road safety rules and obey traffic laws while on the wheel can minimize the graph of road accidents in Pakistan”, this was stated by Aftab Ahmad Mahsud,Senior Superintendent of National Highways and Motorway Police of Islamabad Peshawar sector. He was addressing to a road safety seminar at University […]

Pak-Afghan border fully secure: Col Aamir

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  The commandant Dir Task Force Colonel Aamir Shehzad on Wednesday said that Pak Afghan border in Lower Dir and Bajaur was made fully secure and there has been no threat of militants’ sneaking. Addressing a jirga of elders and administration officers at Toor Ghundai the commandant said that collective efforts of security […]

New ideas, patents are currency in knowledge-based economy

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in one-day seminar on ‘Intellectual Property Rights’ said on Wednesday that the new ideas, patents and innovations are the new currencies of the knowledge-based economy, which should be protected and strengthened through research work to make true dream of progress and prosperity. The one-day Seminar was orgainsed by the Office of […]

Farmers association rejects merger of FATA into KP

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Saif ullah GHALANAI: President of Farmers Association, Noor Rehman has said that majority of the tribesmen were in favor of abolishing the FCR rather to merge the tribal belt into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. This he said while talking to The Frontier Post on Wednesday. He rejected the immediate merger of FATA into KP. He appreciated the […]

Article

Social Media is transforming politics

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Rabia Sattar Zia The mechanism that is most often offered for this state of events is the existence of echo chambers or filter bubbles. The argument goes that first social media platforms feed people the news that is closest to their own ideological standpoint (estimated from their previous patterns of consumption) and second, that people […]

Trump’s secret plan!

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

Abdullah Muradoglu Everybody knows that the “Israeli lobby” had a major role in US President Donald Trump’s “Jerusalem decision.” Of course, the Israel love of the Republican Party’s “Evangelist” wing and the Christian-Zionist wing has also been effective. In the Dec. 12 Senate election in Alabama, radical Evangelist Roy Moore, presented by Trump’s former White […]

Donald Trump’s approach to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

Shakir Wazir The US president Donald Trump announced the new South Asian Strategy on August, 21, 2017 wherein, he chastised Pakistan for providing safe havens to the very terrorists US is fighting. This might have flabbergasted most of the Pakistanis who would have done a double take on their TV screens and headlines of the […]

Condition Precedent

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

M Jahanzeb Butt Long awaited appeal of the Punjab Government has been finally accepted by the apex Court, ruling out the injunction of the Lahore High Court. The critique observation on the decision of the apex Court has stated that the apex Court has applied the doctrine of ‘In casu extremae necessitatis omnia sunt communia’ […]

Terrorism, barbarism and educational institutions

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

Muhammad Rahim Haqqani A student of grade-X says that at dusk when the TV channels show the footage of suicide bombs, I feel much fear and jolts that why one man kills a lot of other innocent humans? Why one human is thirsty to shed the blood of another man. Human beings are the greatest […]

They sold Jerusalem!

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Ibrahim Karagül Exactly 100 years ago, around about these days, we lost Jerusalem. We lost Palestine. We lost the entire region. We took refuge in Anatolia, the last fortress. We protected ourselves here. We built a shelter for all those flocking in from all corners of the region. Exactly a century ago, we resisted in […]

Editorial

Power policy framework

By The Frontier Post | December 14, 2017

Prime Minister Shaid Khaqan Abbasi chaired a meeting of the Cabinet Committee for energy in which appropriate amendments were decided in the power policy frame work. Renewable energy policy 2006 also came under discussion in the meeting and progress on the ongoing projects was reviewed and future projects were deliberated upon. It is not yet […]

Delay in FATA reforms

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2017

The PML- N government has made mockery of the much needed FATA reforms and has indulged in dally dallying to implement the approved reforms package for the tribal areas. A few days ago SAFRON Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch announced that a bill for repealing the Frontier Crime Regulations and extension of jurisdiction of superior judiciary […]

Lopsided energy policy

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2017

The successive government from 1973 starting from Bhutto era till date has deliberately ignored to chalk out a compressive and affordable energy policy. Construction of big and small dams along with hydro power stations was not built merely for such political reasons that ran counter to the national interest. The country was pushed to grave […]

Political Pyrexia

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2017

Patience calm and forbearance used to be the dominant attributes of the temperament of the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. When he was federal minister in Nawaz Sharif cabinet, he always remained calm and cools to the opposition sharp critique against the government and preferred to avoid firebrand response like Khwaja Saad Rafiq, Talal Chaudhri […]

Currency depreciation

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2017

The first round of talks between the visiting team of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and high official of the government concluded in which the advice of this international donor agency for depreciation of currency was conceded. Pakistani Rupee was constantly losing value in exchange with US dollar and other hard trading currencies. The State Bank […]

Hinting foreign policy shift

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2017

Addressing a seminar hosted by Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif hinted at shift from the United States towards China and Russia. He said Pakistan policy for long had remained US centric; however, the time has come to review our foreign policy and shift its focus towards Russia and China. He emphasized […]

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